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Luis J Mejico, MD

Luis J Mejico, MD
Appointed 07/01/00
813 Jacobsen Hall
175 Elizabeth Blackwell Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
315 464-4243

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Neurology: Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences: Neuro-Ophthalmology

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Neurology

Clinic/Unit

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University, 2000, Neuro-Ophthalmology & Neuro-Otology
  • Residency: Medstar-Georgetown Medical Center, 1999, Neurology
  • MD: Univ. Catolica De Cordoba, Fac De Med, Argentina, 1993

Clinical Interests

  • I direct the Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit and the Headache Clinic at University Hospital. I also consult on patients with dizziness.

Research Interests

  • Clinical reasearch in various Neuro-Ophthalmic conditions such as idiopathic intracranial hypertension; as well as multiple sclerosis and headache syndromes.

Specialties & Certification

  • Neurology
  • Neurotology
  • Neuroophthalmology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Brain Tumor
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Headaches
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Strabismus
  • Visual Field Defect

Treats

  • Adults and Children

Treatments/Services

  • Botox Injections for Migraine
  • Infusional Therapies
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Neurologic Evaluation
  • Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block (SPG) for Migraines

Associations/Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology (AAN), Fellow
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS), Fellow
  • American Headache Society (AHS)
  • American Neurological Association, Fellow

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Spanish

Web Resources

Publications

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Research Abstract

Clinical Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/findadoc/mejicol
Faculty Profile Shortcut: https://www.upstate.edu/faculty/mejicol

Volunteer Faculty

Research Coordinator

Fellows

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellows

  • Sherif Elwan, MD - PGY - 5
  • Amr Ewida, MD - PGY-5

Vascular Fellows

  • Carlos Ynigo Lopez, MD - PGY-5
  • Richard Monroe, MD - PGY-5

Residents

Clinical and Support Staff

Administration

  • Ellie Scala, MBA, CPA - Practice Administrator
  • Natalie Mulholland - Practice Manager
  • Nora O'Keefe, CPA - Accountant
  • Tricia Cameron - Administrative Coordinator
  • Laura Rodriguez - Administrative Assistant
  • Tina Gilman - Chairman's Assistant

Education Administrators

  • Mary Phelan, BS, C-TAGME - Education Administrator - Neurology Residency
  • Kelly Ryan Merrill, C-TAGME - Education Coordinator - Neurosurgery Residency
  • Dee Ann Pease - Education Coordinator - Neurology Fellowship Programs
  • John Reidy, BA - Education Coordinator - Medical Students
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